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Oct 11 2018

Is Your Church (or Other Place of Worship) Accessible?

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), introduced in 1990, made great strides in offering equality for those with disabilities, including requiring public spaces to be accessible to visitors of all…

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Aug 27 2018

Choosing a Mobility / Accessibility Equipment Provider You Can Trust

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Are you or a loved one experiencing mobility or accessibility issues due to injury, surgery, or balance problems? If so, you’ve likely considered an assistive device, such as a stair…

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Jul 20 2018

“Hoyer Lifts” and Portable Patient Lifts – What’s the Difference?

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You may have heard the term “Hoyer Lift” before, but you probably haven’t heard of a “patient lift“. That’s because a “Hoyer Lift” is a type of a patient lift, and is a well-known brand name.

Just like Thermos, ChapStick, and Band-Aid, the term is on its way to becoming a generic trademark. This is what happens when a trademark that starts as a brand name becomes so well-known that the brand name eventually becomes descriptive of the product or service as a whole.

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Apr 19 2018

Home Elevator Cost: A Consumer’s Guide

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If you live in a multi-story home, you may have concerns about navigating the stairs, especially if you face physical limitations as a result of injury, surgery, or just age….

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Feb 27 2018

101 Mobility Owner Surprises Local Man with Donation

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101 Mobility of Rochester owner surprised a local man with the gift of a new mobility scooter on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Rochester news station, WHAM, recently aired a story…

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Nov 10 2017

101 Mobility and Bruno Independent Living Aids Give Back to Area Veteran

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Veterans Day occurs annually on November 11th and serves as a date to honor our military’s veterans. However, at 101 Mobility, we believe in honoring and giving back to our…

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Nov 03 2017

5 Cool Costume Ideas for Disabled Children This Halloween

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While having a disability can limit what children do in terms of physical activity, they certainly have the upper hand when it comes to cool costume ideas. With the Halloween…

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Oct 16 2017

Why the Government Should Let the Private Sector Solve Mobility Issues

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Whether it be in the US or Canada, government bureaucracy is often a hindrance when it comes to getting anything done. Their lack of manpower, poor allocation of resources, and…

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Oct 06 2017

The Best Products for Accessibility in Your Office Building

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When dealing with handicap accessibility in the workplace, it is important to assess the needs of your employees and the type of building you’re in. Different layouts may cause different…

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Sep 25 2017

How HBO’s Game of Thrones Proves That a Disability is Not Everything

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While many television programs depict a cast of characters that exhibit near-perfect physiques, stunning looks, and the charisma to match, it’s not so common to find a good show with…

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